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Beware of Over-Downsizing or Over-Upsizing

Whether your intention is to upsize or downsize your home, figuring out the right size can be especially challenging. You are not buying a pair of shoes after all. Even with a pair of shoes, what seemed like a perfect fit at the store may start to feel tight after ...

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Ready to Sell? My Home is Priceless

After years of taking care of your home, some minor home improvements or maybe even major renovations, you are ready to sell. But it turns out you might think your home is worth more than what the experts are saying. According to valuation company Real Property Solutions (RPS), 26% of homeowners ...

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Buyers will Love your Storage Areas if…

Potential buyers come to view your home.  They explore each room with interest.  Then they open the closet door in the master bedroom.  Will they be impressed with the space and imagine their clothes adorning the racks and shelves? That likely depends on how you use and manage that storage ...

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Should You Reclaim the “Lost” Bedroom?

Do you have an extra bedroom that you’ve converted into a home office, arts and crafts room or other non-slumbering use?  If so, you may be wondering if you should convert it back into a traditional bedroom before you list. According to home staging experts, that may be a good ...

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Sold over asking: What does this mean for homebuyers?

In a hot seller’s market with low inventory and house prices rising in many regions in Canada, many homebuyers are paying over the asking price. For example, a Bank of Canada report in April notes that roughly two-thirds of homes in the Greater Toronto Area were selling for more than the listing ...

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